April 5, 2014

Allen-Gorman finishes eighth in 800

MILLERSVILLE, Pa. – Chloe Allen-Gorman (Portland, Ore./Lincoln) finished eighth in the 800 to lead McDaniel at the Millersville Metrics in women's outdoor track and field action on Saturday.

The Green Terror finished with two points to finished tied for 24th at the massive meet that included teams from Division II, Division III and junior colleges. Millersville won the 26-team meet with 142 points.

Allen-Gorman turned in a Centennial Conference-qualifying time of 2:25.58 on the windy track to move into fifth place on the program's all-time list. She was also part of the 4x400-meter relay. Claire Lawson (McMinnville, Ore./McMinnville), Emily Gross (Red Lion, Pa./Red Lion) and Becky Kaler (Jefferson, Md./Brunswick) joined Allen-Gorman to finish 11th and earn the team's other point with a time of 4:31.32.

Kaler was also 26th in the 1,500 with a time of 5:16.66 while Gross was 31st in the 800 with a time of 2:36.87.

Kelsey Minyon (Millville, Del./Indian River) led a trio of runners in the 5,000. She finished 41st (22:13.90) while Amelia Lawrence (Cabin John, Md./Walt Whitman) was 43rd (22:48.00) and Phoebe McHale (Collegeville, Pa./Perkiomen Valley) was 45th (24:03.00).

Sarah Lighter (Olney, Md./Good Counsel) and Taylor Stillings (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty) rounded out the McDaniel competitors on the track. Lighter was 56th in the 800 with a time of 3:06.94 while Stillings was 60th in the 100 with a time of 14.81 seconds.

Danielle Fatzinger (North Catasaqua, Pa./Catasaqua) was the only competitor in the field events, finishing 33rd in the discus with a toss of 23.40 meters.

The Green Terror returns to action at the Hopkins/Loyola Invitational on Saturday.

Team Scores: 1. Millersville 142, 2. West Chester 71.5, 3. Indiana (Pa.) 52, 4T. Lock Haven 49, 4T. Johns Hopkins 49, 6. Lebanon Valley 45, 7. Shippensburg 43, 8. Messiah 42.5, 9T. Dickinson 34, 9T. Franklin & Marshall 34, 11. Hagerstown CC 33.5, 12. Gettysburg 31, 13. Elizabethtown 30, 14. Bowie State 29, 15. Cheyney 21, 16. York (Pa.) 17, 17. Lincoln 15, 18. Albright 12, 19T. Price George's CC 5, 19T. Montgomery College 5, 21. Neumann 4.5, 22. Alvernia4, 23. Howard CC 3, 24T. Alfred State 2, 24T. McDaniel 2, 24. Sports Extra 2.

McDaniel Results: 100: 60. Taylor Stillings 14.81; 800: 8. Chloe Allen-Gorman 2:25.58*, 31. Emily Gross 2:36.87, 56. Sarah Lighter 3:06.94; 1,500: 26. Becky Kaler 5:16.66; 5,000: 41. Kelsey Minyon 22:13.90, 43. Amelia Lawrence 22:48.00, 45. Pheobe McHale 24:03.00; 4x400 Relay: 11. Claire Lawson, Allen-Gorman, Gross, Kaler 4:31.32; Discus: 33. Danielle Fatzinger 23.40m (76-9).

* Centennial Conference qualifying standard

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